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53 resources with the concept geometric series

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Write Expressions in Equivalent Forms to Solve Problems: Common Core High School Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Once expressions are understood, students can manipulate them to their advantage to help them solve various problems. The main focus of this collection is quadratic expressions, exponential properties, and geometric series. 
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Algebra: High School Common Core Math

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
All Algebra, all the time! Here is a compiled list of resources that address all of the standards regarding Algebra Common Core for high school. Each resource has the main standard it addresses under the notes section of the item. 
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Sequences and Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dive into the patterns of algebra with an exploration of sequences and series. Here is a collection of worksheets and videos that supports young mathematicians as they learn about both arithmetic and geometric patterns. 
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Series Review Sheet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Save an infinite amount of time and enjoy this pre-made series formula guide. Arithmetic and geometric formulas are all included as well as Pascal's Triangle and examples of how the Binomial Theorem expands. 
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Intermediate Algebra

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Algebra concepts are all wrapped up in one nice bow. The resource combines all the concepts typically found in Algebra I and Algebra II courses in one eBook. The topics covered begin with solving linear equations and move to linear...
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Interesting Times

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Gain a little interest in functions with a real-life task. Young scholars analyze home loan data with a geometric sequence and series. They use the models to make predictions about the total loan payments at certain intervals in a useful...
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The Incredible Shrinking Dollar

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make money disappear! Young scholars watch as a copier shrinks a dollar bill to 75 percent of its size. Learners are left to determine the size of the dollar bill after nine passes through the copier.
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Sums of Geometric Series

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Geometric series either get bigger or approach a single number. So, how do you know which it is? An interactive presents three different geometric series with varying common ratios. With the aid of patterns, pupils determine values of r...
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Fractured Numbers

For Students K - 12th Standards
Don't use use a fraction of the resource — use it all! Scholars attempt a set of five problem-of-the-month challenges on fractions. Levels A and B focus on creating fractions and equivalent fractions, while Levels C, D, and E touch on...
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Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences and Series

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the importance of sequence and series through contextual situations. Here, learners partake in a five-day unit that begins with the basics of arithmetic and geometric sequences and series. As it progresses, pupils apply the...
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An Application of Linear Equations

For Teachers 8th Standards
Just how far will the Facebook post go? Lead a discussion on how to manipulate the sum of a geometric series to figure out a formula to find the sum at any step. The plan contains an alternative to the discussion with more accessible...
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End-of-Module Assessment Task - Algebra 2 (Module 3)

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The last installment of a 35-part series is an assessment task that covers the entire module. It is a summative assessment, giving information on how well pupils understand the concepts in the module.
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The Million Dollar Problem

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Who wouldn't want to be a millionaire? The 34th installment of a 35-part module prompts young economists to calculate monthly payments necessary to save a million dollars by age 40. As with car loans, annuity payments, and mortgages,...
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Buying a House

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
There's no place like home. Future home owners investigate the cost of buying a house in the 33rd installment of a 35-part module. They come to realize that the calculations are simply a variation of previous formulas involving car loans...
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Credit Cards

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Teach adolescents to use credit responsibly. The 32nd installment of a 35-part module covers how to calculate credit card payments using a geometric series. It teaches terminology and concepts necessary to understand credit card debt.
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Buying a Car

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Future car owners use geometric sums to calculate payments for a car loan in the 31st installment of a 35-part module. These same concepts provide the basis for calculating annuity payments.
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The Mathematics Behind a Structured Savings Plan

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Make your money work for you. Future economists learn how to apply sigma notation and how to calculate the sum of a finite geometric series. The skill is essential in determining the future value of a structured savings plan with...
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Music and Math: The Genius of Beethoven

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Math will resonate with your young artists and musicians when they learn that a mathematical formula describes a musical sound that is pleasing to our ears. Beethoven uses the certainty of mathematics to convey emotion and creativity. In...
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Patterning Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Open the eyes of young mathematicians to the patterns that are found everywhere in the world around them. After a shared reading of I See Patterns by Linda Benton, children complete a series of hands-on activities that teach them how to...
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Triangle Series

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your algebra learners emphasize the"geometric" in geometric series as they use a common ratio between algebraic terms and find that it corresponds to a repeated similarity transformation. 
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A Lifetime of Savings

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes people who seem to lead what would be considered an ordinary life do extraordinary things. Such was the case with Oseola McCarty, who donated a large sum of money for a university scholarship fund in her name. Oseala lived her...
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Geometric Series Sum to Figure Out Mortgage Payments

For Students 10th - 12th
Looking for nice real-life example of a finite geometric series? In this video, a geometric series is used to calculate the monthly payment amount on the fixed rate loan. Starting with a general equation of monthly payments, Sal shows...
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Series Sum Example

For Students 10th - 12th
Sal solves a complex problem from the 2010 IIT entrance test on sum of an infinite geometric series.
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Geometric Series Sum to Figure Out Mortgage Payments

For Students 10th - 12th
Looking for nice real-life example of a finite geometric series? In this video, a geometric series is used to calculate the monthly payment amount on the fixed rate loan. Starting with a general equation of monthly payments, Sal shows...